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What causes mouth ulcers, pain and sore throat? 6 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Measles

Measles is a very contagious infection of the respiratory system. One of its several symptoms is a sore or swollen throat.

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2

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a viral infection that's common in children. Learn about symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.

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3

Acute HIV Infection

Acute HIV infection occurs soon after someone is infected with HIV. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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4

AIDS

If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS. AIDS weakens your immune system to the point where it can no longer fight off disease and infection. Learn more.

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5

Neutropenia

Neutropenia is a condition characterized by low levels of neutrophils, which are white blood cells that fight infection. Find out about symptoms and treatment.

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6

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease that affects warm, moist areas of the body. Early symptoms include pain when urinating and discharge.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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